Sally Beth Hoffman

April 24, 1948February 17, 2012

Sally Beth Barr Hoffman, 63, of Hershey, passed away Friday, February 17, 2012 at her home. She was born April 24, 1948 in Harrisburg, she was the daughter of the late Edward J. and Edith (Roller) Kane; and preceded in death by her daughter, Lisa Marie Barr; and her sister, Marie “Mike” Shaffer.

She was a graduate of William Penn High School, class of 1966.

Surviving are her three sons, Alan E. Barr Jr., wife, Joanie, of Pittsburgh, Ryan M. Barr and Kenneth R. Barr, both of Harrisburg; her sister, Patricia Shyk, husband, Johnny, of Harrisburg; and several nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held at 10:00 AM followed by the Memorial Service at 12:00 PM Noon, Wednesday, February 22, 2012 in the Neill Funeral Home, 3501 Derry St., Harrisburg. Burial will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to National Breast Cancer Foundation Inc., 2600 Network Blvd., Suite 300, Frisco, TX 75034, or to Penn State, Office of University Development and Alumni Relations, 600 Centerview Drive, P.O. Box 852, Hershey, PA 17033-0852.



  • Visitation Wednesday, February 22, 2012


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February 25, 2012

My condolences to the family of my long time friend Sally. Going back almost 50 years since we first met. People may drift apart, they may forget things that were said and done, but they will never forget the way they made each other feel. Our Sunday afternoon Canasta games with Eddie and Ed, Pat and Mikey will never be forgotten. You were, you are, and you will ever be a beautiful person. God Bless. Bill Wissler, Harrisburg, Pa

Melissa Jenkins

February 23, 2012

I knew Sally only by our brief meetings at the clinic she attended. She was a sweet person and always pleasant. Very easy to talk to. I am truly sorry to hear of her passing. May God be with the family at this time of great loss.

Eric Mathiot

February 22, 2012

Rest in Peace "aunt" Sally

Bill Maguffee

February 22, 2012

What beautiful eyes.......with the captivating smile..........and the vibrant giggle.......I remember talking with Sally at Jefferson and Schulkill Streets, one time, and being so captivated, when I said goodbye, I turned around and tripped over a fire hydrant! The last time I saw her was at a William Penn all years Reunion. She wanted me to dance with her to make someone jealous (think of that twinkle in her eyes and that giggle)..........her sense of humor hadn't changed...........God Bless Sally. Please accept my sincere condolences. She was a Beautiful person.

February 21, 2012

Sally and I met in the eighth grade at Camp Curtin Junior High School. After graduating from William Penn High School we worked together at the Pennsylvania Savings and Loan League in Harrisburg. She was so much fun. I will miss her and always remember the good times we shared.
Donna Hetzel, Fishersville, VA

February 21, 2012

Sally was a wonderful person. She always went out of her way to help others. She meet my daughter a few times and was drawn to her.She would always asking about her. She will truely be missed.
Until we meet again

Jackie Wimberly

February 21, 2012

Sally and I were friends for so long. Neighbors, classmates, typing buddies in school. I loved her smile and her giggle. What a great girl who is at peace now. To soon. God Bless.

Donna Hissner-Spaller

February 21, 2012

Sally and I played together when we lived on Waldo Street,she only lived 4 doors down.We played hide and seek and curled each others hair with huge wire rollers, so our hair would be big and turned up on the ends. Its been a long time since I have seen Sally but I've always remembered our friendship and our good times. I am so saddened by her passing. Rest in peace my friend, I'm sure we'll roll each others hair again!

Terry Anderson

February 20, 2012

"How gentle is the rain
That falls softly on the meadow."
Miss you Sally,
Much Love....Prayers Always..God Keep You.
Terry, Cathie and Maureen

Bonnie T

February 20, 2012

Sally's smile would light up any room when she entered. I had the honor of working with Sally many years ago and she was the most wonderful human being. She had a heart of gold. I know her smile will continue to shine brightly in heaven. Be at peace my dear friend.